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Andrea Lawrence Award Dinner
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Andrea Lawrence Award Dinner

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:30pm
Parallax Restaurant, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area
$75 per person donation

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Andrea Lawrence Award Dinner

The dinner is a chance to gather in memory of Andrea, enjoying food and conversation with a spectacular view of Mt. Andrea Lawrence. We'll also present the Andrea Lawrence Award for passionate engagement in community and the land. The evening promises to be one of good food, good friends, reminiscences, and inspirational discussion.

Through the Andrea Lawrence Fund the Mono Lake Committee works to promote and celebrate passionate engagement in community and the land with an emphasis on encouraging collaboration and inspiring youth to become environmental leaders.

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Past winners of the Andrea Lawrence Award celebrating passionate engagement in community and the land:
• 2015: Ted Schade, formerly of the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District
• 2014: California Department of Fish & Wildlife
• 2013: Karen Ferrell-Ingram, founding Board member and former Executive Director of the Eastern Sierra Land Trust
• 2012: Bodie Foundation
• 2011: Eastern Sierra Audubon
• 2008: Mono Lake Committee
• 2007: Friends of the Inyo

The late Andrea Mead Lawrence was an Olympic double gold medalist, mother of five, visionary environmental leader, 16-year Mono County Supervisor, and advocate for Mono Lake's protection.

Andrea's legacy in the Eastern Sierra
Andrea in the news
memorial service for Andrea Mead Lawrence, April 19, 2009
Mono-logue post about Andrea's passing
supporters of Andrea's foundation, ALIMAR

Contributions can be made in honor of Andrea Lawrence and in support of her inspirational vision. Please send to:

Mono Lake Committee
Andrea Lawrence Fund
P.O. Box 29
Lee Vining, CA 93541
(760) 647-6595

Andrea for ALIMAR

 
Andrea Lawrence Fund

After Andrea's passing in 2009, her non-profit, the Andrea Lawrence Institute for Mountains and Rivers (ALIMAR), faced the difficult decision of charting a path forward.

Led by Andrea's daughter Quentin, ALIMAR approached the Mono Lake Committee. The two groups crafted a practical and efficient plan to transfer the ALIMAR program to the Committee.

The Mono Lake Committee's newly-created Andrea Lawrence Fund will promote and celebrate passionate engagement in community and the land with an emphasis on encouraging collaboration and inspiring youth to become environmental leaders.

The fund was kicked off by the transfer of all assets from ALIMAR, which has now dissolved as an organization. Special gifts in Andrea's honor are welcomed and will be dedicated to the purposes of the fund. All ALIMAR members will become Mono Lake Committee members, and the Committee will begin hosting the Andrea Lawrence Award Dinner.

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